from down the hill began to surround the area. our air units were up. they located the vehicle. >> us the peck abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot. he barricaded himself in a cabin. at that time, there was an exchange of gunfire between the law enforcement personnel outside of the cabin and the subject inside. during that gunfight. a deputy sheriff, two deputy sheriffs were shot. one of them died after being taken to melinda. the second deputy is currently in surgery and is expected to survive. >> were these deputies on routine patrol or were they part of this large. >> and the deputies that were shot were part of the search audits. (please stand by for change in captioner -- >> the house is burning quite significantly. and how soon before they go in and confirm whether he is in there? >> i don't know how soon that will be. probably when it's safe to do so. (please stand by for change in captioners -- captioners. >>> but how sure can you be? how secure is the area around that house. how well were your helicopters watching the area while he was in there and this was playing out?